HITACHI HIGH-TECH CORPORATION HITACHI HIGH-TECH CORPORATION

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gTo help our customers be fast-moving and successful with cutting-edge businessesh is our mission.

Hitachi High-Tech Corporation was formed in 2001 through the merger of Hitachi's instrumentation group and semiconductor manufacturing equipment group with Nissei Sangyo Co., Ltd., a trading company that dealt in high-technology products. This enabled us to be an integrated organization that covers everything from designing production, sales, and services. Based on our corporate vision - gSimplify our customers' high-tech processesh - Hitachi High-Tech Corporation provides today's leadingedge technology to the world's leading users at the front line of progress. Our technologies and products are the concentration of our variety of different technology sectors, especially in our 3 business focuses; Nano-Technology Solution, Analytical & Medical Solution, and Industrial Solution. We provide opportunities for engineers with a diverse range of backgrounds in fields such as mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, electronics engineering, IT, physics, chemistry, and biology, and we are actively seeking people with full of a spirit of curiosity and the MONOZUKURI manufacturing ethos.

gTo help our customers be fast-moving and successful with cutting-edge businessesh is our mission.

BUSINESS ACTIVITIES BUSINESS ACTIVITIES

  • Semiconductor measurement and testing equipment

    On the cutting edge of electronic device manufacturing that meets the needs of further miniaturization and energy efficiency, we provide a proprietary product line-up of semiconductor measurement and inspection devices. Through joint research and development with semiconductor manufacturers, we offer world class solutions such as our flagship CD measurement SEM products that boast a worldwide top market share.
    ECD SEM
    EWafer surface inspection system, etc.

    Semiconductor measurement and testing equipment
  • Semiconductor manufacturing equipment

    On the basis of the strategy of maximizing value for customers by constantly pursuing leading-edge technology, our policy is to become a segment leader through selection and focusing on the etching business, and the timely development and market introduction of products in new businesses.
    EEtching equipment

    Semiconductor manufacturing equipment
  • Electron microscopes

    Advanced analysis equipment which serves a wide range of environmental and industrial fields. Hitachi High-Tech electron microscopes, such as SEMs and TEMs contribute to the development of cutting-edge scientific technologies in fields such as new materials development and bio-technologies research, etc.
    EElectron microscopes (SEMs, TEMs)
    EFocused ion-beam milling/ monitoring systems, etc.

    Electron microscopes
  • Life science (in-vitro diagnostic devices)

    The first automated clinical analyzer in the world to incorporate immunoassay functions into a biochemical analyzer.
    Our automated analyzers have contributed to the spread of clinical tests and diagnostic support through improvements in test efficiency, measurement accuracy and maintainability. It is now an essential component for the health management of people throughout the world and for the early detection of a variety of diseases.
    EBiochemical automatic analyzers
    EPre-analytical process automation systems, etc.

    Life science (in-vitro diagnostic devices)
  • Bio and mass spectrometer

    Even in today's remarkable scientific progress, DNA is yet to be explored. Our bioanalytical technology contributes to the rapid development of biotechnology and opens up new worlds such as tailor-made medicine and drug discovery.
    EDNA sequencers
    EMass spectrometers (LC-MS, GC-MS), etc.

    Bio and mass spectrometer
  • Design and manufacturing solutions

    As an occupation that crosses various product fields, we work together with fields that promote digital engineering and reform the development design process, common design fields that develop built-in control systems for products, and fields that develop processing and automation technologies for manufacturing products in addition to the designing and rationalizing of production lines, to build stable corporate foundations from the designing to MONOZUKURI processes.

    Design and manufacturing solutions

JOB CATEGORIES JOB CATEGORIES

  • Research and Design Development

    In the R&D and design development field, there are electron beam/ion-beam application products, semiconductor measurement/testing systems, life science products, bio-related equipment (Naka Division) and plasma etching equipment for semiconductor manufacturing (Kasado Division). There are four fields in design positions: mechanical field, electrical/circuit field, information/software field, and analysis field.

  • Manufacturing Engineer

    We create a variety of systems for design, operation, maintenance and efficiency improvement of production lines at our factories. We develop cross-product and cross-cutting technologies and carry out facility management that supports the MONOZUKURI of manufacturing sites.

  • Quality Assurance

    Quality assurance personnel are ultimately responsible for the products and systems delivered to our customers. In order to secure the functions, quality and reliability of our products, we implement prototype certification and release testing of products in cooperation with the design and manufacturing fields.

  • Technical Sales

    Provide customer assistance, training and demonstration of our products for our customers. We also design the applications to meet complexed analytical needs.

SIGNATURE TECHNOLOGIES SIGNATURE TECHNOLOGIES

Electron Beam, optical technology, and plasma control technology-widespread through numerous fields

Products based on Hitachi High-Tech core electron beam and optical@technologies, including products with a vital role at the front line of the healthcare@industry, are actively being developed. These include electron beam technology used@in electron microscopes and various other testing and analysis instruments, the ultrafine@precision machining technology that underpins spectroscopy, high-density energy@machining techniques that use electron or ion beams, image processing technologies@for applications such as pattern recognition or the detection and classification of microscopic defects on semiconductor wafers, sensing technologies used in automatic blood analyzers with built-in diffraction grids, and mass spectrometry techniques with uses that include glycan analysis and the determining of protein structure.
Meanwhile, Hitachi High-Tech plasma control technologies support the next generation of LSI fabrication, which involves not only greater miniaturization but also an increasingly diverse range of materials and structures. These core technologies that characterize Hitachi High-Tech are highly regarded as world-leading, and are essential to researchers and engineers engaged in development work.

[Semiconductor measurement and testing equipment] Advanced High Resolution CD-SEM (CG6300)

The CG6300 has achieved the highest resolution, as well as the highest accuracy and reproducibility of measurement, in the history of Hitachi CD-SEMs. Beyond its superior basic performance, however, it is equipped with a high precision process monitor and offline recipe processing function, to improve overall productivity. It is with great pride that we deliver this CD-SEM, worthy of our customer's trust. Holding the world's top@market share is a testament to our commitment to innovation, as well as our visionary perspective on the future.

[Semiconductor measurement and testing equipment] Advanced High Resolution CD-SEM (CG6300)

[Semiconductor measurement and testing equipment] Optical wafer surface inspection machines (LS9300)

Development of this optical wafer surface inspection system was initiated in the late 1970s, and our continuing effort to achieve ever greater sensitivity has resulted in the system becoming one of our longest-selling products. In 2005, we commenced the development of the LS9000 series, which offers a new type of wafer surface inspection system for post-32 nm generation chips. With its unprecedented sensitivity, the LS9300 has already acquired a high reputation, confirmed by a Technology Innovation Award.

[Semiconductor measurement and testing equipment] Optical wafer surface inspection machines (LS9300)

[Semiconductor manufacturing equipment] Plasma etching machines (M-9000)

These dry etching machines perform microfabrication of semiconductor devices using reaction gas and ions in a plasma. They are used to form gates, wiring, and interlayer insulating films on the latest LSIs produced with 32-nm node or finer levels of@miniaturization.
They have a reputation for high reliability and high-precision processing.

[Semiconductor manufacturing equipment] Plasma etching machines (M-9000)

[Electron microscopes] Ultra-high Resolution FE-SEM (SU9000)

Nanomorphological observations are essential to the development of nanoparticle-based advanced materials. Hitachi High-Tech has been working on the development of a scanning electron microscope (SEM) that can routinely achieve subnanometer resolution. Combining advanced technologies with experienced craftsmanship, the SU9000 breaks new ground in the application of cutting-edge technology for the next generation.
Its preeminent performance, a function of its unparalleled specifications, makes it fully deserving of its highest-end status.

[Electron microscopes] Ultra-high Resolution FE-SEM (SU9000)

[Electron microscopes] Transmission electron microscope (HT7700)

This model has been developed with optimal digital image detectors arranged at optimal positions, ensuring a comfortable and effective operational environment.
Observations are made with a real-time digital camera with greater sensitivity than that of the human eye. As images are recorded in digital format, they are easier to incorporate into an image database, and to analyze, adjust, process, and use in creating microscope functions such as auto focus or auto image acquisition. Electron optics was designed to meet a wide variety of requirements in the fields of biology, pathology, anatomy, nanotechnology, and soft materials science.

[Electron microscopes] Transmission electron microscope (HT7700)

[Life science (in-vitro diagnostic devices)]Automatic blood analysis machine for clinical testing (LABOSPECT 008 ƒ¿)

Hitachi's first clinical automatic chemistry analyzer arrived on the market in 1970. Since then, Hitachi Ltd., and Hitachi High-Tech as its successor, has been advancing the technology. In the continuous pursuit of our goal of improving patient care, we are responding to the needs of medical services for improved quality of inspection data. Our LABOSPECT 008 ƒ¿ has been developed in order to reduce operators' operational work by improving the efficiency of examination work, in addition to expediting examinations.

[Life science (in-vitro diagnostic devices)]Automatic blood analysis machine for clinical testing (LABOSPECT 008 ƒ¿)

[Life science (in-vitro diagnostic devices)] Immunoassay module (e602)

Roche is a globally recognized brand in the field of healthcare, and our technologies are used in Rochefs analyzers. The e602 is a measurement module based on electrochemiluminescence technology, with a capacity of 25 reagent packs. The module has a throughput of up to 170 tests/hour, and up to four modules can be combined, and enable exceptionally rapid processing of samples.

[Life science (in-vitro diagnostic devices)] Immunoassay module (e602)

[Bio and mass spectrometer] Compact capillary electrophoresis sequencer (DS3000)

The catalyst for the breakthrough of our bio business is our capillary array DNA sequencer, which was announced in 2000 and has contributed greatly to the decoding of the human genome. By integrating our intellectual properties and know-how accumulated through the development process, this product series still boasts the top market share in the industry. This device, which has been developed under a new concept while also inheriting these technologies, has successfully achieved miniaturization, improved operability and reduced running costs without sacrificing the performance level of previous models.

[Bio and mass spectrometer] Compact capillary electrophoresis sequencer(DS3000)

TOPICS TOPICS

To the spreading global market

The corporate vision of Hitachi High-Tech is to gsimplify our customersf high-tech processesh. With locations in 26 countries and regions outside Japan, sales outside Japan account for more than 60% of total sales. This worldwide network of operations provides numerous opportunities for coming into contact with the worldfs latest technologies, allowing us to work closely with customers and quickly identify global needs. We leverage these features to help create value for global society.

To the spreading global market

Responsibility for quality, with involvement from the design stage

The mission of the quality assurance department is to satisfy customersf expectations. This is a shared stance that applies across all the different cultures and ways of thinking around the world. The company works on the basis of a separation of responsibilities between design, manufacturing, and quality assurance being responsible for the products and services that are delivered to customers. To fulfill this responsibility, we conduct quality checks right back to the design stage.

Responsibility for quality, with involvement from the design stage

Building a new factory to strengthen the production system (Naka-Marine Site)

Hitachi High-Tech is building a new factory in the Hitachinaka Industrial Park near the Naka district, which is the main production base, with the aim of expanding the production capacity of its main products centered on semiconductor manufacturing equipment and building a development environment that creates a diverse product lineup.
The new factory will be a 6-storey building above ground, with a total floor area of 50,000‡u. Construction began in November 2019, and is scheduled to be completed in February 2021.
With the completion of the new factory, we will secure the production capacity to meet the demands of the semiconductor market, which is expected to increase in the future. In addition, we will further automate the manufacturing process and manufacture cutting-edge products with the aim of becoming an advanced smart factory that utilizes IoT and AI.

Building a new factory to strengthen the production system (Naka-Marine Site)

LOCATION, etc. LOCATION, etc.

Company profile

¡Representative Executive Officer, President and Chief Executive Officer: Masahiro Miyazaki
¡Established: April 12, 1947 (Company name to be changed in February 2020)
¡Capital: 7.93848 billion yen (as of March 31, 2020)

Location

  • Naka Division

    Naka Division

    882 Ichige, Hitachinaka, Ibaraki, 312-8504, Japan

  • Naka-Marine Site

    Naka-Marine Site

    552-53 Shinko-cho, Hitachinaka, Ibaraki, 312-8504, Japan

  • Kasado Division

    Kasado Division

    794 Higachitoyoi, Kudamatsu, Yamaguchi, 744-0002, Japan

Photo album

  • Entrance Hall

    Entrance Hall

    This is the entrance hall of the general building in the Naka area. It features a diffraction grating located at the center, which is an element that uses light diffraction. It is an indispensable component for spectroscopic equipment that disperses various types of light such as ultraviolet rays, visible light and infrared rays. The history of Hitachi High-Tech is engraved on each step of stairs at the back, and records all the events that took place from 1961 when the Naka Plant of Hitachi, Ltd. was established to 2018.

  • Café

    Café

    There is a cafeteria and a café on the 3rd floor of the general building. The cafeteria has a wide menu where you can enjoy classics like pasta and curry, and daily specials with different side dishes. Many employees also use the café for breaks and meetings.

Other Corporate
Information

Number of employees [Consolidated] 11,903 employees    [Company] 4,307 employees (as of March 31, 2020)
Selling point Semiconductor measurement/testing systems, electron microscopes (FE-SEM), medical products (biochemical autoanalysis system), and bio products (DNA sequencer) have some of the largest global shares.

CONTACT CONTACT

Contact Information

New Graduate Recruitment Office

Applying directly to a group company (Application on your own behalf)

Select whether you wish to apply for a position in the business management stream (sales, accounting, information systems, HR), or engineering stream (research and product development, quality assurance, manufacturing engineer)
Once the application and selection processes are finalized, details will be posted on MyNavi 2022 and the careers page of Hitachi High-Tech Corporation
Ÿ After checking your credentials based on your application form and suitability test, selected candidates will be invited to attend interviews (multiple times)

FACULTY /
DEPARTMENT
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electric/Electronic/
    Communications Engineering
  • Computer Sciences
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Mathematics
  • Industrial and Management Engineering
  • Civil Engineering/Construction/
    Environmental Engineering
  • Energy/Resource Engineering
  • Other
BUSINESS FIELDS
  • Power Systems
  • Industry & Distribution Systems
  • Water Systems
  • Urban Planning & Development Systems
  • Railway Systems
  • Financial Information Systems
  • Government & Public Corporation
    Information Systems
  • Information & Telecommunication Systems
  • Healthcare Systems
  • Home Appliances
  • Automotive Systems
  • Electronic Devices
JOB CATEGORIES
  • Research and Development
  • Product Development
  • System Engineer (SE)
  • Manufacturing Engineer
  • Quality Assurance
  • Technical Sales
  • Intellectual Property Management
  • Other
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